Tag Archives: Google

What’s new: week of June 20, 2013 – Instagram launches video and the adtag is born

The rumours are true. Today, Instagram announced it’s adding video to its platform, currently home to 130 million monthly users. The goal is to offer motion while staying true to their core principles of simplicity, beautiful images and community. So … Continue reading

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Google+ gets a new look for spring

It's not just haute couture models parading down the runway with the latest spring fashions. Google+ has done its first redesign since launching last summer and my initial impression is that I'm giving this a plus one for the right … Continue reading

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The Minority Report is here

Today's my birthday – I share it with Lincoln and Darwin. But I'm not writing for greetings (though they're always welcome :)).  I'm posting because of the surprise good wishes I received from someone I don't know, but do see … Continue reading

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Meet my new personal assistant

It's Google.   Yep. The Internet behemoth is keeping track of little old me.  Not too shabby. You'd think I'd be happy to be chosen for such an honour. But the thing is, I haven't been plucked from the crowd, … Continue reading

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Inside PR 2.78: The plusses of Google+

This was originally published on Inside PR 2.78. We recorded Inside PR 2.76 on the day Google+ opened its pages to businesses and watched as companies developed their G+ presence in real time. Now it’s a couple of weeks later, and we thought we’d … Continue reading

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Have you seen my new time share? It’s Google+

You may have noticed I haven’t written a blog post in over a week.  I guess I should have warned you that I’d be spending time away.  But the truth is I didn’t know till it happened. After a few … Continue reading

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Old tyme search

It wasn’t that long ago when we called location-based search ‘looking it up in the Yellow Pages’. And a new business that happened to miss a printing deadline would be shut out of a year’s worth of potential finds. Now, … Continue reading

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Vintage Google

In honour of its 10th anniversary, Google has treated us to a youthful version of itself; the web circa 2001. It’s quite charming really and the searches yield no Wikipedia results – unless, of course, you type in ‘Wikipedia’. I … Continue reading

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More spaces (not space)

If you look at my last post, written using the Google Chrome browser, you’ll notice there are bigger spaces between paragraphs than usual (similar to what happens when I save in edit mode).  I don’t understand if this is a … Continue reading

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Tagged (not it)

To me, that would usually mean one of those *&*?@#! Toronto parking tickets.  (I used to love it  when Li’l Abner comic strips used symbols to stand in for cussing, but I’ve never done it myself until now.) But I … Continue reading

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